Hi WUG Team! Here’s an informative article by Government Computer News on what the feds are doing with Transport Layer Security (TLS) guidelines. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released guidelines for federal agencies in April, recommending that agencies develop migration plans to TLS 1.2 by January 1, 2015. It also identifies TLS extensions for which mandatory support must be provided.
NIST Special Publication 800-52, Revision 1: http://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/SpecialPublications/NIST.SP.800-52r1.pdf